GitHub provides code hosting services that allow developers/people to build software for open source and private projects in organizations. The Company provides access control and several collaboration features such as wikis, task management, bug tracking and feature requests for every project. With GitHub, developers can champion new ideas, work together on code and track bugs on one integrated platform. 

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San Francisco, US
GitHub was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at GitHub

Chris Wanstrath

Chris Wanstrath

Co-Founder / CEO
Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

Julio Avalos

Julio Avalos

Chief Strategy Officer
PJ Hyett

PJ Hyett

Co-Founder / COO
Jeff Jones

Jeff Jones

VP of Enterprise Sales
Pankaj Bhardwaj

Pankaj Bhardwaj

Vice President, Customer Success
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GitHub Office Locations

GitHub has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
88 Colin P Kelly Jr St
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GitHub Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

In total, GitHub had raised $350.5 m. GitHub is a subsidiary of Microsoft

GitHub Financials

GitHub's revenue was reported to be $200 m in Y, 2017 which is a 52.7% increase from the previous period.
USDY, 2015Y, 2016EY, 2017E


95 m131 m200 m

Gross bookings

100 m

Revenue growth, %


Net Income

(27 m)(66 m)
USDSep, 2016


98 m
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GitHub Operating Metrics

Jul, 2015Y, 2015Dec, 2016Apr, 2017Oct, 2017Nov, 2017Feb, 2018May, 2018


10 m9 m18 m20 m23.10 m27 m

Enterprise Customers

1.50 m

Average Daily Time Spent per User, minutes


Projects Launched

25 m77 m
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GitHub Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Easel January 09, 2014
Ordered List December 05, 2011
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GitHub Online and Social Media Presence

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GitHub News and Updates

GitLab 11 launches to unify software projects under a single toolchain

Following GitHub Inc.’s high-profile acquisition by Microsoft Corp. earlier this month, the pressure is on for GitLab Inc., its biggest rival, to address the changed competitive landscape. The startup’s latest product update could be a step in the right direction. GitLab today launched a new releas…

A huge spreadsheet naming ICE employees gets yanked from GitHub and Medium

A massive database of current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees scraped from public LinkedIn profiles has been removed from the tech platforms hosting the data. The project was undertaken by Sam Lavigne, self-described artist, programmer and researcher in response to recent re…

GitHub Education is now free for schools

GitHub, the code sharing and collaboration platform that Microsoft is acquiring, today announced that its GitHub Education suite of services is now available for free to any school that wants to use it to teach its students. GitHub previously trialed this program with a few schools and is now making…

GitHub’s free education bundle is now available to all schools

Software development isn’t just about writing code. It’s also about what you do with that code — testing, documenting, and proper source management. These skills are often left by the wayside in the classroom. GitHub wants to change that, and has announced that it’s expanding GitHub Education, and w…

GitHub for Unity exits beta to simplify source management in game development

Modern software development workflows are built around Git (and to a lesser extent GitHub). That said, not all projects are created equally, and depending on what you’re doing, using Git can be pretty hard. Those working in games development, for example, may struggle with Git, due to the fact that …

Version Control Systems Market Worth 716.1 Million USD by 2023

PUNE, India, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Version Control Systems Market by Type (Centralized Version Control Systems & Distributed Version Control Systems), Deployment Type (Cloud & On-Premises), Organization Size, Vertical (IT...
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